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Mar 17, 2011 4:00am EDT
correspondent joins us now from our tokyo bureau with more. tell us more about this operation which we understand is current of trying to put water on to one of those reactors from the air. >> reporter: yeah, really crucial operation, charles. there were four drops of water today from the air. they drop about seven tons of water on to those reactors before they ended that operation. now the helicopters are only going to be used during the morning. that's the information we're getting. what is happening is there are also going to be five water trucks from the military that are now being moved out there to be able to pump more water on to these reactors as well as the one truck from the police as well. now those five military trucks will pump about 30 tons of water into the affected area. interestingly, charles, they were going to get water directly from the ocean to the trucks and then on to the reactors. now they had to abandon that plan because it would have made that the soldiers would have to actually get out of the trucks and expose themselves to potentially dangerous levels of rad
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
us tonight. >>> a very warm welcome to "world business today." i'm pauline chiou at cnn hong kong. >> the top stories on this wednesday, march 23rd. >> the libyans will defeat them. >> gadhafi stands firm. >> there's more belt tightening in britain today to try to plug a gaping hole in the country's public finances. >>> and it was once the engine of america. we bring you the startling new figures on detroit's mass population exodus. before all of that, we want to update you on the situation now in japan. black smoke has been seen rising out of the fukushima daichi plant number three reactor building. this is the reactor that has been giving crew there's some trouble the past couple of days. tokyo electric power company says some workers have been evacuated from the plant. we will have more on that from tokyo a bit later on in the show. nina? >> pauline, let's turn our attention towards libya, where coalition bombs and missiles continue to rain down. aircraft like this u.s. marine corps harrier jet have flown more than 212 missions so far against the libyan forces. ships in the med
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
to stabilize the situation, but as one said to us yesterday, this is unpredictable and as what's happened in the last few minutes, it certainly shows. pauline? >> this is a setback because it seemed as if tepco, the power company and the government had been starting to get control over the situation, and the big milestone that they reached was trying to get electricity back to the reactors in order to try to cool down those areas to try to cool down the fuel rods. at this point, i realize this is still a fluid situation, do you foe what might have caused this smoke to billow again at nuclear reactor number three? >> we don't, pauline. as i mentioned, reactor three has been the problem reactor, as it were, to the officials on the ground, and to tepco, the police, the fire department, to everybody involved. we know there was a build up of pressure in the reactor yesterday. they were concerned they would have to release, whether it be steam or hydrogen gas, they weren't quite sure, but by releasing whatever was building up within that reactor, it would be releasing radioactive mater
CNN
Mar 15, 2011 4:00am EDT
the latest on japan's nuclear crisis, stan grant joins us from tokyo. and the chief cabinet secretary has been speaking to the media in the last few minutes. what has he been saying this time? >> reporter: yeah, really crucial information. so stay with us on this. we're talking about the radiation levels. and you're mentioning there in the headlines about the dangerously high levels outside the gate. we can clarify that situation for you. now, there was a record reading inside the premises of the reactor itself. inside the reactor, not at the gate. now, that record reading was potentially dangerous to humans. that was at 400. but outside the gate, that has dropped dramatically, it is now at a level that is no longer considered to pose a threat to people. that is outside the gate. inside the gate, it was a record high, outside the gate has dropped dramatically to a level where they consider it not a threat to people. now, we're talking so much about radiation and exactly what it is the potential dangers and the potential risks. what we need to clarify here is what sort of rad
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 4:00am EST
horrors of slavery in the 21st century. we call it the cnn freedom project and we're going to use all the resources we have to expose the global trade in human lives. it's a yearlong commitment that will give hope, we hope, will help to bring an end to the suffering of millions of people around the world. and if you thought that slavery was a thing of the past, well, think again. >> at the moment, the biggest illegal trade in the world is drugs. number two is human trafficking. and everybody says within five years it will be the biggest illegal trade in the world. and the reason for that is with trafficking you have repeat business. >> so how much money is a human life worth to those people who traffic them? well, this is our big number of today, it's pretty shocking. it's as much as $325,000. that's how much andrew wallace tells us one woman slave can generate if she's repeatedly sold. >> now, there are, of course, slaves of every age and every ethnicity almost everywhere in the world. they're clearly visible in the brick yards of india or the brothels in thailand and countless other
CNN
Mar 4, 2011 4:00am EST
us. >> listen, thank you for all coming in. it's been most entertaining. >>> hello, i'm monita rajpaul this morning. liberals are holding on despite air strikes on thursday led by forces of moammar gadhafi. nearly 180,000 people have fled to libya, tunisia, and egypt. many others are trying to get out. an association with the libyan leadership has cost one top english academic his job. director of the london school of economics resigned on thursday. the school says it'll give back the nearly $2.5 million received from a libyan charity. >>> a government spokesman says this year's defense budget will grow by 12.7% compared with last year's increase of 7.5%. china's defense spending. >>> a german official says the alleged shooter is a recently radicalized muslim who was apparently influenced by extremist islamist websites. officials say he acted alone. those are the headlines, "world business today" starts right now. >>> good morning from cnn london, i'm charles hodson. >> and good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm andrew stevens. you're watching "world business today." our top st
CNN
Mar 28, 2011 4:00am EDT
to follow it. >> absolutely. thanks for joining here us on cnn. i'm john vause. >> i'm don lemon. the news continues right now on cnn. coalition air strikes and attacks. the nato alliance will take command of the entire operation, that's the no-fly zone, the embargo, and civilian protection duties. that's all going to happen in the next few days. >>> change may also be afoot in syria after days of deadly violence. the president's expected to address the country in the next few days. there's also word the government will lift the country's emergency law and the cabinet's expected to resign maybe next week. >>> japanese officials say they'll switch from sea water to fresh water to try to cool the damaged fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant after reports of rising temperatures in the number one reactor. meanwhile, the tokyo electric power company says water radiation levels in the number two reactor are 100,000 times above normal. those are the headlines, i'm zain verjee at cnn in london. "world business" starts right now. >>> good morning from cnn london, i'm charles hodson. >> a
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
goodman tells us, the eu may be casting a nervous eye towards portugal. al, let's start with what has gone on in portugal what actually politically has happened here? >> what has happened in portugal, charles, is on top of the economic crisis with the specter of a possible pailobail many are saying they have an excellent political crisis. the prime minister was trying to get through the latest austerity plan. all united and basically voted this down. he said beforehand he would resign and he made good on that. it's up to the portuguese president, will there be new elections, will the portuguese president try to appoint a successor without elections? apparently the socialists, the prime minister's party, think they have a good shot if there are new elections in june, and the social democrats also think they have a good shot. you have all of this uncertainty at what many analyst, especially from the financial sector say, is the worst possible time to have uncertainty in portugal. >> it certainly sets the cat among the pigeons as the european union sits down to discuss this and many othe
CNN
Mar 16, 2011 4:00am EDT
has been monitoring the rapidly changing developments at the fukushima plants. he joins us live from the tokyo bureau. what's the latest? this is a fast-changing picture, isn't it? >> reporter: it certainly is. what i want to bring you, first of all, is this address to the people by the emperor. this is an extraordinarily rare event. and this was a taped video message played across television networks where he talked about how he cares for the people. the people need to support -- saying the people of japan together can rebuild an even stronger country. separate from the actual taped video message, he also sent a message to the television that we're expecting -- brought to the people, of course. >> stan grant there joining us from tokyo. andrew? >>> well, obviously some very windy times there up in tokyo at the moment, which could be good or bad for the residents of tokyo. radiation levels in the city already certainly higher than normal. >>> also in tokyo today, some good news finally in the financial markets. after two days of major losses on the tokyo stock exchange, today a chang
CNN
Mar 30, 2011 4:00am EDT
overheating have been contaminated with radiation. workers are using sandbags and concrete panels to hold back the water. >>> pakistan's cricket team have been practicing for a game for which their world cup, standing, and national pride are at stake. on wednesday, pakistan plays india. a big match helping to soothe often bitter relations. thousands of people are expected to skip work to watch the game. i'm zain verjee in london. "world business today" starts now. >>> good morning from cnn london. >> and good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm pauline chu. this is kporld business today. the top stories on this wednesday, march 30, tepco's troubles keep mounting up. now the company's president has been hospitalized, apparently suffering from stress. >> high fuel prices and natural disasters clip qantas' wings. how the australian airline is cutting back. >> and businesses in india and pakistan are bowled over by the cricket world cup. >>> so, wout further adieu, take you to how the stocks are trading in europe. one hour to the trading session. here's how the numbers stack up presently. after
CNN
Mar 7, 2011 4:00am EST
us for now. of t tv. that's all for us for now. >>> hello, cnn center, here's a look at your headlines. the united nations has appointed jordan's former foreign minister as the envoy to libya. he will head up a humanitarian assessment team. that follows a weekend of heavy fighting between rebels and pro-gadhafi forces. some of the worst battles took place in miisrata. meanwhile, unrest continues across the arab world. gun shots were heard in cairo on sunday and demonstrators were targeted by soldiers with stun guns. demonstrators know that dictator hosni mubarak is gone. >>> japan, the government is reeling from another scandal. maehara quit on sunday after revealing he received a $3,000 campaign contribution from a korean who is not a japanese citizen. and japanese law forbids such gifts. >>> jacque chirac is about to be tried on criminal charges. his trial on corruption charges dating back decades begins today. the aging chirac denies any wrong doing but could face up to ten years in prison if he's convicted. and that's a quick look at your headlines right now. i'll see you
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 4:00am EDT
resources gadhafi had been using against the opposition here in the east. monday, more cruise missiles were over 130 used so far. more air strikes as well and more assaults on gadhafi ground forces. another key targeting, we talked about this last week. especially the longer range surface-to-air missiles the united states military says they have done what they believe to be a superior job, wiping out the capability of the long-range surface-to-air missiles. another thing that's been targeted, the libyan military bases, military bases, especially airstrips in the northern part of the country, also part of the targeting. let's close this down. we can show you how this is being done. a be in of aircraft being brought to bear here. also the warships with the cruise missiles out in the sea, five u.s. ships, three submarines, british submarines and ships as well. different aircraft from the french, the united states, the uk as well. we're approaching 140 missiles used in the first three days in libya. the uk flying from here and here, the french, the dutch, the canadians, the united states, all u
CNN
Mar 3, 2011 4:00am EST
prices rise, where should investors be putting their money? joining us is jim rogers, chairman of rogers holdings. rogers also well-known for his interesting commodities. he's recently created a new commodities index. he's written a book for his daughters titled "gift to my children." welcome to the show, jill. >> i'm delighted to be here. >> we've got a little bit of a delay. i want to start asking about oil prices. the record of $147 a barrel, or for that to happen, would something like saudi arabia have to be dragged into the unrest? >> well, the current situation is causing oil to go higher. oil will go over $150. over $200 eventually. the problem is, the world is running out of known supplies of oil, period. the surprise will be how high the price stays and how high it eventually goes, even if there's peace in the middle east. >> so you're saying there's a inevitability that oil will continue to head up way beyond $150 a barrel, purely on demand and supply? >> absolutely. the iea is going around pleading with people that we're running the world's known reserves in oil are declining
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 4:00am EST
parts of the country, gas that's used to fuel power plants and whatnot. so it is extremely important. whoever controls this area controls a good part of libya's natural gas and oil and resources. zain. >> senior international correspondent ben wedeman reporting in ghazi in libya that there's been a military counterattack in two places that we hear on albrega and another place that we're hearing of an air strike on an army facility there. we'll bring you more information when we have it. "world business today" starts now. >>> good morning from cnn london. >>> and a good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm andrew stevens. you're watching "world business today." top stories this wednesday, march 2. stocks tumble on fears of a sustained surge in oil prices and investors are left wondering how the libyan uprising will affect energy exports long term. >>> dior ditches chief designer john galiano days ahead of fashion week. what's at stake for the fashion house. >>> and the sky-high price of sugar leaves south american shoppers feeling bitter. >>> let's take you straight to the stock market a
CNN
Mar 29, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >> it's true. that america cannot use our military wherever oppression occurs. we must always measure our interests against the need for action. but that cannot be an argument for never acting on behalf of what's right. >> risks and costs. those are two words the president used often in his speech on monday night. but he wasn't very specific. and he didn't put a price tag on the coalition's air strikes. so our lisa siylvester is doing that and showing h ining us how adding up fast. >> reporter: the cost of the military in libya is climbing. each missile costs $1.4 million, for a total of more than $268 million. 983 combat flying missions, one hour of flying those fighter jets costs $10,000. then there's the down strike eagle fighter to replace it with the latest generation joint strike fighter costs between $100 million to $150 million. >> the country's a bit war wary, this is the third conflict we're in right now. also, you know, we're talking about dollars here, we're talking millions and hundreds of millions and perhaps a billion or more. and this comes at a time when, you
CNN
Mar 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
severely damaged also the nuclear plant in question. stan grant is in our tokyo bureau and joins us now live with a report of the latest. stan, let's start with that situation at the fukushima plant where, of course, radiation levels have been peaking and troughing over the last few days. what's the latest on the ground? >> reporter: yeah, nina, covering this story each day, it has seemed to switch and move almost by the hour. and they're starting to take now some sense that it may be turning. a little bit in their favor. they're being very cautious about this because things can switch back again. but what are we seeing now? we're seeing water get into the reactors for the second day. able to drop from the helicopters yesterday and off the back of trucks yesterday not using helicopters. also hearing plants number one, five, and six from the safety agency describing them as relatively stable. and also, the power supply. if they can get that functioning and then get the cooling systems working again effectively, and they can really start to bring down the heat in these reactors which,
CNN
Mar 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
about that as have the rest of us. got in touch with a number of agencies to try to answer those queries. all of that is at cnn.com/international. >>> we've been seeing images from japan for a few days now but we've continued to see new and frankly shooking video images. hundreds of people were swept out to sea in sendai. take a look at these images from friday as alarms sounded and the tsunami hit. just a couple of minutes before those scenes were shot, the streets were dry. just to give you an idea how quickly the water moved through land, the unstoppable water. the sheer force obliterating everything in its path. a lot of the pictures we have seen before, it doesn't lessen the impact when you see it again. it's almost unbelievable how much water and how much force is in that tsunami which covered the north and eastern part of japan. there are so many towns which haven't even been got to by rescuers yet. most people say the death toll will increase quite dramatically. listen to this woman, i'm sure, of her teenaged daughter's fate after they were both swept from a three-story b
CNN
Mar 8, 2011 4:00am EST
back. that's it for us tonight and the end of howie mandel's career. >>> the international community scrambles for a way to stop the blood shed. moammar gadhafi ordered further air strikes on monday. >>> there's been a deadly bombing at a petrol station at punjab province. an initial explosive set off a secondary blast, killing sa and injuring 85. the gas station is located close to government buildings. >>> the corruption trial of jacques chirac has been delayed. chirac's accused of using public money to pay people working for his political party while he was mayor of paris. he denies those accusations. >>> president barack obama says the u.s. will use military commissions, again, to prosecute alleged terrorists held at the guantanamo bay detention facility. he said he's still committed to closing it but can't do it just yesterday. >>> those are the headlines, i'm zain vergee. "world business today" starts now. >>> good morning from cnn london, i'm nina dell santos. >> and good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm andrew stephens. welcome to "world business today." our top stories this
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 4:00am EST
there or not? joining us on the phone from cairo is the egyptian finance minister. mr. radwan, why haven't you opened the stock exchange yet? >> well, there's several reasons. one, it has not come as we had thought, but it is improving big the day. yesterday, the academy of ministers were telling people and we have to get back to work. we have to do that. and therefore, it's time really to get back to work. this is one thing. the other thing that we've been trying to take measures to issue a soft landing for the stock exchange. and that -- that by probably i think the stock exchange. but by next week, we hope to do that. >> okay. so next week, you hope that it will reopen, but you accept that each day, that it remains closed is damaging to the long-term reputation of egypt? >> absolutely. absolutely. and we are acutely aware of that. we know that some of the investments have been -- have sort of been problems with that. but we will do it before the 20th of march which is the day announced we have. >> so between now and the 28th of march? so in other words, 18 days or two weeks from
CNN
Mar 1, 2011 4:00am EST
back on one of the best shows on tv, after all. that's all for us for now. >>> hello, i'm monita rajpaul. >>> the u.n. says more than 1,000 people have been killed in libya in the past two weeks. >>> iran's opposition is calling for a rally to protest against the alleged attention of two opposition leaders. an opposition website say two have been imprisoned after being under house arrest for more than two weeks. the news agency denies the report. >>> egypt's attorney general has barred hosni mubarak and his family from leaving the country. he has also frozen all assets belonging to mubarak and his family. one report says mubarak has secret bank accounts holding a total of $147 million. >>> islamic hard-liners in indonesia are promising widespread protests to get a minority muslim sect outlawed. >>> those are the headlines. i'm monita rajpaul in london. "world business today" starts right now. >>> i'm emily rubin. >> and a very good afternoon to you from cnn hong kong, this is "world business today." >>> the top stories on tuesday, march 1st. >>> unrest in oil-rich countries have
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am EST
broadcast of nhk. they bring us the very latest from the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck japan. it has now gone at 6:00 p.m. in japan. it was the tsunami, the messy wave that hit the northeast of the country that caused that massive devastation that we have witnessed, those pictures of that wall of water just going straight through these cities, these townships, taking cars and trucks and everything in its wake. so that is where the massive, massive devastation is. let's go to tokyo. you obviously witnessed the quake, but as we mentioned, it's in the northeast that has really been hard hit. >> yeah. tokyo has a problem right now trying to keep the people calm. this is a very dense city, but the immediate emergency is certainly to the north of us. that is very much a rescue operation, trying to get people out of that region and trying to deal with the immediate emergency of this snooum. trying to contain some of the damage that they've seen. fires, damage to buildings. so it's a very different manage up north than it is in tokyo. here in tokyo we're hearing reports of cracked wa
CNN
Mar 31, 2011 4:00am EDT
government's evacuation zone. to help us understand that and decommissioning of four of those reactors at fukushima, we turn to martin savidge, live at cnn tokyo. first, let's talk about the radiation levels. are we any closer knowing what's the cause of these higher levels? >> hello, pauline. the short answer is no. we don't seem to know where the source is coming from. as you point out, especially disconcerting is the continuing rising levels of radio i'd dine in the ocean just offshore of the fukushima daiichi plant. yesterday, 300 times the legal limit. today, it's 4,385 times over the legal limit for radio iodine. health officials will immediately stress and say that's not a real threat to humans, not that severe a threat to sea life, especially since radio iodine has a half life of eight days. that's not the real concern. the concern is where is it coming from. an unnamed official says they believe the source is fuel. what they can't determine is whether it is fuel coming from reactor. remember, there are four reactors damaged there or fuel coming from the fuel rods. the
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